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Activity Specialist - Afterschool Services

Company: Henry Street Settlement
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

  • This role requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine to be considered for employment. Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma and enrollment in college in a related field (Education/Human Development/Sociology/etc.) required
    • Minimum of two (2) years' experience working in after-school or camp settings
    • Strong content knowledge of Common Core Standards
    • Thorough knowledge of appropriate skill development strategies for students grades K-5
    • Interest in providing quality hands-on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth in grades k-5
    • Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds
    • Ability to work with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and skill levels
    • Strong organizational, multitask, and follow through skills
    • Self-motivated ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Flexible and positive team-oriented attitude
    • Bilingual preferred (Cantonese/English or Mandarin/English)
    • Must be able to be on site by 2:45pm, Monday to Friday
    • Must be able to attend some daytime meetings and trainings
    • Must be able to work holidaysResponsibilities:
      • On selected days, work with the Department of Education teacher(s) in the classroom using a co-teaching model and on the remaining days lead the class in enrichment, recreation, and Social Emotional Learning activities
      • Plan and execute appropriate hands-on inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences
      • Provide group and individual instruction utilizing curriculum provided
      • Find/create opportunities for students to expand and build upon their interests
      • Distribute materials and information relevant to the activity
      • Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity
      • Review and assess individual students via surveys, observation, double entry journals, etc.
      • Prepare students for sharing's, culminating events, and exhibits
      • Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC DOH regulations
      • Provide Henry Street Settlement with all of the required paperwork, certifications, and support documents in compliance with NYC DOH regulations
      • Other duties as assigned by supervisorPhysical Requirement(s):
        • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time as needed
        • Ability to work onsite in the Lower East Side
        • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Henry Street Settlement, New York , Activity Specialist - Afterschool Services, Other , New York, New York

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